The FDA has received several reports of patients with deep brain stimulators for Parkinson’s Disease experiencing loss of coordination during water-related activities requiring coordinated movements (e.g. swimming). Patients should exercise caution when bathing.
Broncolin S.A. de C.V is voluntarily recalling all lots of Herbacil Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol to the consumer level. The products are being recalled due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol).
RESOURCE RECOVERY & TRADING LLC, is voluntarily recalling all the lots manufactured by MXL Comercial S.A. de C.V. of Hand Sanitizer with the next information: HAND SANITIZER 70% Ethyl Alcohol Disinfectant Gel, packaged in 6.7 FL Oz. (200 ml) bottles, UPC 650240026020 and HAND SANITIZER Non-sterile S
San Antonio, Texas, 4e Brands North America is voluntarily recalling all lots of Hand Sanitizer brands to the consumer level. These products are being recalled due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol).
July 24, 2020 | Peer support is an effective intervention in the pursuit of care team member well-being and joy in work, and can aid in destigmatizing health-seeking behaviors among caregivers.
FDA is sharing recommendations and updates to help improve duodenoscope reprocessing.
Maquiladora Miniara S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling lots of Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer gel to the consumer level. The products are being recalled due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol) Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision,
La Loma, Tlalnepantla, Mexico, Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV is voluntarily recalling all lots it manufactured within expiry of the following brand names of hand sanitizers: Substantial methanol exposure could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures,
The FDA is requiring drug manufacturers for all opioid pain relievers and medicines to treat opioid use disorder to add new recommendations about naloxone to the prescribing information.
The FDA posts Medical Device Safety Communications to describe the FDA's current analysis of an issue and contain specific regulatory approaches and clinical recommendations for patient management.
Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling two lots of Dexmedetomidine HCl in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 200 mcg/50 mL (4 mcg / mL), 50 mL fill in a 50 mL vial. Fresenius Kabi initiated this recall due to the possibility of a trace amount of lidocaine present in these two lots and our investig
The FDA is reminding owners and operators about repair and maintenance of tanning beds and booths. Owners and operators of tanning beds and booths should perform maintenance recommended by product manufacturers to reduce risk of smoke and fire.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is pleased to announce that by the end of the year, Age-Friendly Health Systems is on track to achieve its goal of recognizing the work of 1,000 hospitals, office practices, retail clinics, and post-acute care facilities for improving care of older Americans.
Speaking at the Royal Society of Medicine’s weekly COVID-19 webinar, Don Berwick described the UK's GP practices as a "tremendous resource" for developing COVID-19 track and trace strategies.
Research suggests the prolonged social isolation for nursing home residents could have serious health implications for older adults, including premature death. In an interview,
LIQ-E S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling all lots and all bottle sizes of The OPTIMUS Instant Hand Sanitizer due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol) that were shipped into the United States. The products were manufactured between April 27, 2020 and May 08, 2020.
The authors suggest a five-step strategy and actions for patient safety and quality improvement staff to employ their skills to support patients, clinical staff, and health care organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The author reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic and six areas where we face decisions about long-term change in the health care system: the speed of learning, standards, working conditions, proximity, preparedness, and equity.
Six items are proposed as an "agenda for action" that physicians, nurses, and US health care institutions could help lead as a shared endeavor for securing the health of communities.
Emergency general surgery (EGS) encompasses a variety of common acute surgical conditions with high morbidity and mortality that often require timely delivery of resource-intensive care. In the UK, over 30 000 patients require an emergency laparotomy each year1 and a 2012 audit by the UK Emergency Laparotomy Network revealed a greater than 10-fold variation in mortality rates between hospitals.2 The wide variability in both processes of care and clinical outcomes make EGS a prime target for quality improvement (QI) programmes, whereby promotion of evidence-based practices associated with better outcomes have the potential to impact thousands of lives.
The Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial was designed to evaluate the impact of a national QI programme on survival after emergency abdominal surgery across 93 National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in the UK.1 In this trial, a care pathway consisting of 37 consensus-derived best...